October 11th, 2012
Clyde H. Ater was born in Roscoe, Texas, Nov. 2, 1917, to Horace and Elizabeth Ater. He and his parents lived in Sweetwater, Texas and they moved to a farm south of Roscoe when Clyde was about 7 years old, and his sister, Nina Mae was about 4 years old. After leaving high school, Clyde attended Draughanâ€™s Business School in Abilene, Texas, and he studied accounting. While in that school he met Shirley Ford, and they married in 1937. In 1942, Clyde and Shirley moved to Portland, Oregon, where he worked in the shipyards until he was drafted to the Army in 1944.
Alice Ann Martindale, age 74, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at her residence.
Her body was cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Ann was born on July 12, 1938 in Seymour, Texas, She was a homemaker.
Josefa (Josie) Valenzuela, age 92, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Raul Ortiz of Fort Worth officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
On Friday, the real season begins for Sweetwater.
After three weeks of play-ing non-district games on the road and a week off to let some injuries heal and get in some extra practice, the Mustangs are home for their District 4-3A opener.
And what better way to kick off district play than to face your biggest rival?
Kendra Crosson 8, Kelsi Crosson 5, Kathleen Campbell 4, Shelby Cason 3, Suede Shirley 3, Taylor McPherson 1.
Suede Shirley 13, Kelsi Crosson 12, Kendra Cros-son 11, Kathleen Campbell 7, Angela Garza 5, Janell Walker 3, Shelby Cason 2, Kayla Chowning 2, Larissa Locklar 2, Mikki Reschman 1.
Shelby Cason 7, Suede Shirley 3, Kathleen Camp-bell 2, Kendra Crosson 1, Larissa Locklar 1.
Suede Shirley 15.
Kelsi Crosson, Taylor McPherson, Suede Shirley.
The Mustang Baseball Classic golf tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 at Sweetwater Country Club with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost will be $200 per team or $50 per person not on a team. Prizes will be given to first, second and third place. The event is a four-man scramble and benefits the Sweetwater baseball program.
For more information, contact Don Timm at the country club number of 235-8093.
Expect areas of dense for this morning before 10 a.m., but after that it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 84. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy skies. The low will be 65 with southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Get an early glimpse at your weekend weather at weather.gov.
Sweetwater resident Lori Falcon, aka, A Cowboyâ€™s Wife, has been blogging since February 2007.Â You might have been a fan of her food blog, My Wooden Spoon, but she has merged it with her blog A Cowboy's Wife (acowboyswife.com).
Eight people entered pleas to Judge David Hall during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.
During National Fire Prevention Week, October 7 - 13, 2012 attention is focused on promoting fire safety and prevention.
Members of the Sweetwater Fire Department visit local schools to educate students about fire safety and prevention. Shown are students at Southeast Elementary School watching the water spray from a Sweetwater fire truck.
Find more photos from the Fire Prevention Week activities at Southeast on page three of Wednesday's paper.